Union Budget 2015

Union Budget 2015 News

How Jaitley squared the circle

There were complex and conflicting demands on the budget. It resisted the temptation to take the blatantly populist route.

Across the aisle - Budget 2015: Good, bad & ugly

I am an honorary member of both. I am also the selector who will unhesitatingly axe that which is plain ugly.


It’s a disappointing budget, says the film industry

Entertainment Industry is far from satisfied with the Union Budget.

New deal for states

Higher tax devolution and greater flexibility for states is welcome. Now rationalise Central schemes.

Many small bangs

A reformist budget was tripped up by short-run pressures.

Unspectacular, but in the right direction

For the budget to succeed, government needs to build institutional capacity to carry through proposed public investment, step up divestment.


CEA: Budget pushes growth agenda, fiscal consolidation

‘In this Budget revenue expenditures are coming down by 0.6%’.

Union Budget: Ex-BJP minister slams hike in service tax

Vyas, a senior BJP leader, no doubt made a valiant effort to defend the Budget provisions but the shortcomings in it over-weighed them.

Fast infra pick-up would script an excellent recovery

The Budget is important for economic reasons that allows for a decent improvement in capital expenditures.

A coming-of-age Budget for India, FM gives the elephant wings

By choosing to keep the fiscal deficit at 3.9 per cent and phasing it to 3 per cent over three years, the FM has kept room for greater public spending on investment.

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The top announcements made in Union Budget 2015

The 2015 Union Budget last year was the first full-fledged budget presented by the Narendra Modi administration after it was sworn to power in the Lok Sabha elections of 2014.